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Project by saproc posted 04-09-2012 07:29 PM 1272 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood comes of a pallet i found which is spalted beech. the inside is sapele.first time I tried quadrant hinges. not keen on them as I prefer the rustic look. also first time I made pens and letter opener which are spalted beech as well. sold the lathe soon after wards. as i did not enjoy it as much as i thought. not my forte.





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YorkshireStewart

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#1 posted 04-09-2012 08:11 PM

Nice find! And nice result too.

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BlueGhost

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#2 posted 04-09-2012 10:46 PM

Great job! Very interesting and good looking piece!

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woodworm

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#3 posted 04-09-2012 11:14 PM

Beautiful box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 04-10-2012 12:56 AM

That’s some nice pallet wood! And you did a great job on the box and matching ‘implements’. Those hinges look very nice but also look very $$$ and difficult to get right. You did a great job all around.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-10-2012 01:05 AM

Hi Saproc
Welcome to Ljs
I like this box it has a very unique design and fantastic wood. Very well done.

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#6 posted 04-10-2012 01:03 PM

Got lucky on that find! I love it when I find cool lumber on a pallet! That is an amazing looking wood, and you crafted it with skill. Well done, nice job! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#7 posted 04-10-2012 07:15 PM

Really like this box, very nice shape and grain, hinges are a plus too. Overall very nice and well done.

-- Tom D

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